EKC Group has a huge range of benefits including excellent rates of pay, generous annual leave, contributory pension, life assurance scheme and company sick pay.
Annual leave varies depending on the grade of job, with full time Lecturers earning 42 days per year plus bank holidays.
A fantastic contributary pension scheme is available for all staff – either the Teachers pension Scheme or Local Government Pension scheme, depending on your job role at the College.
In addition to a supportive e wellbeing policy and help to return to work, EKC Group offers a generous sick pay scheme, which increases to 6 months full pay and 6 months half pay, dependent on service.
For those moving into the local area, there may be a advantage of obtaining financial support with our relocation scheme. Details on request.
The Group offers supportive dependents leave benefits including ‘childs first day at school’, moving house and other flexible working opportunities. We also have onsite nurseries (Broadstairs, Canterbury, Folkestone)
Free eye tests and glasses vouchers, free annual flu jab vouchers, free counselling, Occupational health, medical screening etc
Staff are able to obtain salary sacrifice for bicycles, technology and lease cars
We are supportive of staff who are reservists, ex-forces personnel or serving in non-regular forces, including support to attend summer camp and training days. The group will also support mobilisation, deployment and recuperation time and other special leave to enable attendance at support groups and reunions, in accordance with our Wellbeing policy.
Staff can enjoy 10% for staff at the Canterbury Spa, Yarrow Hotel, Canterbury Sports hall and gym, free access to an online reward site which provides generous discounts for holidays, supermarket and high street store cards and much more
Generous budgets enable staff to continue their Continuous Personal Development (CPD) with the EKC Group, with internal succession schemes in place for those wishing to further their career